Chief of Police Robert F. Sexton

Chief of Police Robert F. Sexton

Olanta Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 1976

Robert F. Sexton

Chief Sexton was shot and killed by one of his officers who was corrupt. The officer was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to 2 years in prison. He served less than a year. In 2004 he was sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for drug and gun crimes.

Chief Sexton was survived by his two-month-old daughter and mother.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge CHIEF

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

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